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Bestborn Joins Elite Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle

Bestborn Business Solutions, creators of Loan Vision, has been inducted into the Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle, an elite group of Microsoft partners honored for their outstanding achievements in innovative design, sales, and superior commitment to service. The mortgage accounting technology firm (Bestborn) has earned membership for the 2017-2018 year and is recognized as one of only 60 Microsoft Dynamics partners, globally, to earn the award.

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“We’re honored to join this highly esteemed group of partners who have leveraged the latest Microsoft technology to simplify and advance business processes,” said Martin Kerr, President of Bestborn Business Solutions. “We plan to take advantage of every resource this membership provides in order to further expand our capabilities.”

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Bestborn was officially inducted into the 2017 Inner Circle at the Microsoft Dynamics Partner Recognition Event hosted at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., where the new members discussed Microsoft’s upcoming plans. Each Microsoft partner invited to join the Inner Circle is afforded greater access to Microsoft resources, allowing the partners to forge a closer relationship with the world’s leading software provider than ever before.

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“Each year we recognize Microsoft Dynamics partners from around the world for delivering innovation and driving unsurpassed customer success,” said Ron Huddleston, CVP, One Commercial Partner. “Our Inner Circle members are chosen based on their capabilities as an organization, whether that’s creating IP, developing solutions, or having an industry leading focus on digital transformation. Microsoft is honored to recognize Bestborn for their achievements this past year, their dedication to their customers, and their innovation with Microsoft technologies.”

“Early access to Microsoft’s functionality launches and latest updates gives us a highly competitive edge,” said Igor Pchelnikov, CTO at Loan Vision. “This membership creates more opportunities for our team to leverage technology than ever before.”

Built on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Loan Vision brings enterprise level accounting and business management functionality to the mortgage banking industry and a new option for lenders who require more flexibility in their enterprise software. Loan Vision can consume data from any LOS, efficiently passing detailed loan level information directly into the accounting system, thereby reducing manual workload and avoiding the risks of human error that come with rekeying data. The Microsoft look and feel reduces the learning curve for new users, while IT benefits from a solution fully deployed on the Microsoft suite of technologies. The platform contains modules for Interim Servicing and LO Commission as well as an extensive Branch Reporting module.

Bestborn Looks To Transform The E-Learning Experience

Bestborn Business Solutions, creators of Loan Vision, has reaffirmed its commitment to the highest level of customer service through its investment in ClickLearn, a documentation and training software solution. The ClickLearn implementation is just one of several accomplishments allowing Bestborn to further enhance the company’s self-help library, expanding its support capabilities for mortgage banks of all sizes.

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“Hands down, ClickLearn is the most efficient solution on the market for creating and updating user instructions both written and interactive,” said Martin Kerr, President of Bestborn Business Solutions. “The implementation of ClickLearn further solidifies Bestborn’s commitment to serving our customer base through the adoption of industry leading technology.”

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ClickLearn software gives Bestborn the power to deliver high quality, interactive training and produce a seamless learning experience. Features include a unique action recording technology that understands the user’s interactions with the software, unlike traditional recording systems. This software investment broadens the company’s support offering through multiple channels to include videos, written instructions, advanced virtual assistance, and an e-learning portal that guides users with step-by-step support.

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“Gaining and retaining knowledge in a changing business landscape is a challenge for any organization,” added Michael Randrup, Director of Clicklearn ApS. “ClickLearn will help employees in any position to both gain and retain Loan Vision system knowledge so they can deliver at peak performance.”

Bestborn’s ClickLearn investment will redesign the user’s experience in requesting assistance in navigating the software. Instead of losing valuable time scrolling through lists of instructions or scheduling time for a support call, users can now receive immediate and accurate guidance from the virtual assistant feature. With a variety of integrated tools, ClickLearn moves through the entire education process with the user.

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Lender Automates To Keep Up With Growth

Bestborn Business Solutions, a provider of accounting and financial management solutions, announced today that Plymouth, Mich.-based Success Mortgage Partners, Inc. a full residential retail mortgage lender, is implementing the company’s Loan Vision accounting software for mortgage banks. Here’s why:

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“Given our recent growth, we realized that our current accounting solution just wasn’t sufficient to produce the reports we needed,” said Basia Nowakowski, Director of Accounting & Secondary Marketing for Success Mortgage. “We’ve doubled in size for the past three years, consecutively. We had to decide whether we would add a staff of accountants or upgrade our accounting software. We needed something that would give us loan level functionality and be easy to use. We found it in Loan Vision.”

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Success Mortgage Partners operates in Indiana, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Wyoming. The firm has hired over 120 talented loan officers and employees this year alone and now employs 500 people. In addition to the thriving retail division, the company is also experiencing growth in its reverse mortgage division, Reverse Mortgage USA.

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In addition to the loan level functionality built into Loan Vision, Nowakowski said her team was impressed with the software’s branch module, which she says will help them manage their network of twenty nine branches in ten states. The commission module was also a selling point as was the overall ease of use.

“Most of us are very familiar with the Microsoft Office products, so having a familiar view on the dashboard was really appealing to me and my team,” she said. “Knowing that it’s Microsoft-based really gave us a comfort level, since everything else about the software is brand new for us.”

“Helping our clients grow and deal with the challenges that growth brings is what sets Bestborn apart,” said Carl Wooloff, Business Development Manager for Bestborn. “Success is a perfect client for us because they know they need more information from the general ledger and have an accounting department that is expert enough to pull insight from that data. Our software now gives them access to the information they need to make better decisions.”

While Success is currently in the process of completing the installation and cutting over to the software for the enterprise, satisfaction is already high. “The level of support that we have received from both the sales force and the implementation team has been absolutely fantastic. The way they structure their implementation process has made this easy. It’s just been a fantastic experience since we signed with them.”

Lender Embraces Technology To End Manual Accounting

Bestborn Business Solutions, a provider of accounting and financial management solutions, announced today that Primero Home Loans, LLC, a privately-owned mortgage banking company headquartered in Powell, Ohio, has made the decision to replace its current accounting solution with Loan Vision. The company was previously relying on Intuit Quickbooks.

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“Our growth was driving us toward a more robust accounting solution,” said Primero Controller George Milligan. “There was simply too much manual work involved in using the small business accounting software we were using as it wasn’t designed for use in the mortgage lending industry. We needed more sophisticated reporting, with more loan level dimensions, but without adding additional personnel.”

Built on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Loan Vision brings enterprise level accounting and business management functionality to the mortgage banking industry and a new option for lenders who require more flexibility in their enterprise software. Recently, the company announced plans to release a Lite version of Loan Vision that offers a powerful alternative to generic accounting tools and provides a convenient and smooth migration path to even more powerful industry software as organizations grow.

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“Primero is a perfect example of the kinds of growing mortgage banking firms that can benefit from the power built into Loan Vision,” said Martin Kerr, President of Bestborn. “We are very pleased to be working with Primero and excited about what they can accomplish with better information to power their business decisions.”

Loan Vision can consume data from any LOS, efficiently passing detailed loan level information directly into the accounting system, thereby reducing manual workload and avoiding the risks of human error that come with rekeying data. The Microsoft look and feel reduces the learning curve for new users, while IT benefits from a solution fully deployed on the Microsoft suite of technologies. The platform contains modules for Interim Servicing and LO Commission as well as an extensive Branch Reporting module.

Looking For Financial Management Automation

Bestborn Business Solutions, a provider of accounting and financial management solutions, has announced that VanDyk Mortgage has selected its software application, Loan Vision, as its new financial management solution.

“Making the transition to Loan Vision will allow the VanDyk finance team to support the continued growth and success of the organization as a whole, giving us greater insight into our operations and helping us manage costs at a far more granular level than we have been previously able,” said Justin McDowell, CFO, VanDyk Mortgage.

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“We are delighted to have added VanDyk Mortgage to the ever-expanding list of independent mortgage banks making the move to Loan Vision,” said Martin Kerr, President, Bestborn Business Solutions. “Over the past 18 months or so we have gathered significant momentum amongst some of the largest lenders in the industry. VanDyk’s move from AMB is another great example of industry leaders moving away from older technology and embracing progressive solutions.

“Loan Vision’s unique combination of industry-leading financial functionality and mortgage industry expertise allows us to offer enterprises like VanDyk the tools they need to better manage their organizations, today and for the foreseeable future as they continue to expand and grow,” added Kerr.

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Built on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Loan Vision brings enterprise level accounting and business management functionality to the mortgage banking industry and a new option for lenders who require more flexibility in their enterprise software. Loan Vision can interface with any LOS, efficiently passing detailed loan level information directly into the accounting system, thereby reducing manual workload and avoiding the risks of human error that come with rekeying data. The Microsoft look and feel reduces the learning curve for new users, while IT benefits from a solution fully deployed on the Microsoft suite of technologies. The platform contains modules for Interim Servicing and LO Commission as well as an extensive Branch Reporting module.

Making every customer a referenceable customer is the goal of Bestborn Business Solutions. Thanks to the functionality offered in its mortgage accounting solution, Loan Vision, and its team of industry focused consultants, the firm has quickly established itself as the partner of choice for some of the largest and fastest growing lenders in the country. Choose to partner with us and streamline the finance department and delight branch and executive management while gaining greater clarity in your reporting.

Giving Smaller Lenders Access To Accounting Automation

Bestborn Business Solutions, a provider of accounting and financial management solutions, reported that the company was rolling out a new version of its accounting software package for mortgage banking called Loan Vision Lite. Here’s the scoop:

“Loan Vision Lite gives smaller mortgage lenders access to powerful software that was designed specifically for their industry,” said Martin Kerr, President of Bestborn. “The days of relying on spreadsheets to fill gaps in QuickBooks and other non-industry accounting tools are now over. The Lite version of Loan Vision is a powerful alternative to generic accounting tools and provides a convenient and smooth migration path to even more powerful industry software as they grow.”

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Loan Vision Lite comes preconfigured and ready to use with a convenient migration tool to pull previous accounting information from QuickBooks and connections to all industry loan origination systems. The software includes roles-based permissions with dashboards and a reporting package sufficient to support smaller mortgage lenders. Unlike QuickBooks, which offers only a single cost center, Loan Vision offers 8, that can be used to manage branches, regions of branches or even individual loan officers. Customers can import their data, become familiar with the software and be ready to run reports in a matter of hours.

“In our frequent conversations with industry auditors, we learned that most of the financial control issues auditors find are in the smaller firms,” Kerr said. “A lack of affordable accounting technology is putting smaller originators at a disadvantage and making it more difficult for them to remain compliant, and so auditors urged us to create an affordable version of our software for these companies.”

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Loan Vision Lite is available as a hosted solution by subscription, allowing customers to avoid the costs of upfront software licensing and implementation. Online training makes it easy to set up and operate and the familiar Microsoft software look and feel allows for fast intuitive learning.

Built on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Loan Vision brings enterprise level accounting and business management functionality to the mortgage banking industry and a new option for lenders who require more flexibility in their enterprise software. Loan Vision can interface with any LOS, efficiently passing detailed loan level information directly into the accounting system, thereby reducing manual workload and avoiding the risks of human error that come with rekeying data. The Microsoft look and feel reduces the learning curve for new users, while IT benefits from a solution fully deployed on the Microsoft suite of technologies. The platform contains modules for Interim Servicing and LO Commission as well as an extensive Branch Reporting module.

Making every customer a referenceable customer is the goal of Bestborn Business Solutions. Thanks to the functionality offered in its mortgage accounting solution, Loan Vision, and its team of industry focused consultants, the firm has quickly established itself as the partner of choice for some of the largest and fastest growing lenders in the country. Choose to partner with us and streamline the finance department and delight branch and executive management while gaining greater clarity in your reporting.

Keeping An Eye On Financial Performance

Bestborn Business Solutions, a provider of accounting and financial management solutions, has bolstered the efforts of Troy, Michigan-based wholesale lender United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) by equipping it with its Loan Vision mortgage-focused enterprise accounting software. The technology has improved the lender’s status as the nation’s top wholesale lender.

“UWM is the leading wholesale lender nationally, in terms of volume, and it has everything to do with a focused effort to align our technology goals to streamline the loan production process,” said Paul Orlando, UWM’s CIO. “It’s great to partner with companies like Bestborn; their Loan Vision product has helped us identify and improve areas in the channel where costs were substantially higher, as well as target and pursue business that’s most profitable for us.”

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Already using paperless technology, a growth opportunity was recognized in implementing paperless efficiencies across the financial side of the business. They realized that if they invested more in technology, they could gain a substantial lead on their competitors.

By turning to Loan Vision, UWM was able to eliminate manual workloads and reduce reliance on multiple software platforms, providing an entirely paperless system and faster business insights.

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For mortgage companies like UWM, Loan Vision brings enterprise level accounting and business management functionality with unmatched flexibility. Built on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Loan Vision can seamlessly interface with key systems such as a loan origination system or data warehouse, efficiently passing detailed loan level information into the accounting system. The platform also contains modules for interim servicing and loan officer commission, as well as a branch portal.

“The operational improvements Loan Vision provided UWM are just an example of the huge financial benefits lenders can achieve with the right financial software,” said Martin Kerr, president of Bestborn. “Driving down operational costs should be the focus of every mortgage lender. Leveraging the right technology to reduce manual workloads for all departments and increase productivity will make all the difference.”

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New Tool Provides Graphical Visual Insight

Bestborn Business Solutions, a Microsoft Certified Partner specializing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV and creator of the Loan Vision Mortgage Accounting Solution, has released a new branch portal solution that provides branch and regional managers with full access to branch-specific financial information. The tool is part of the Loan Vision suite and offers easy to understand graphical displays, full drill down capabilities, document management and approval workflow capabilities. In addition to providing a better tool for branch management, the new offering contributes significantly to the reduction of paper and printing costs within an organization.

“We have fully leveraged the advanced technology available to create a branch portal that significantly reduces the manual workloads for all departments interacting with the accounting platform,” said Martin Kerr, President of Bestborn Business Solutions, LLC. “Our new offering drives down the cost of operations, which should be the focus of every mortgage bank. Additionally, providing branches with the correct tools to drive profitability with their operations can be a huge competitive advantage for lenders.”

Bestborn launched Loan Vision one year ago at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference. Since then the mortgage accounting software has delivered triple digit growth. Built on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Loan Vision brings enterprise level accounting and business management functionality to the mortgage banking industry and a new option for lenders who require more flexibility in their enterprise software.”

Loan Vision can interface with any LOS, efficiently passing detailed loan level information into the accounting system, allowing finance staff to operate without the need to switch software. The Microsoft look and feel reduces the learning curve for new users, while IT benefits from a solution fully deployed on the Microsoft suite of technologies. The platform contains modules for Interim Servicing and LO Commission. The Branch Portal completes the suite.